From the daily archives:

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

#293: 2004, Richmond Fontaine, Post To Wire

September 28, 2011

Tonight I went to a screening of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s superb and strange 1944 wartime celebration of Englishness A Canterbury Tale at the Roxy Bar on Borough High Street – one of a growing number of venues screening films outside of the cinema environment – playing the role of the now (NFT and […]

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Why All Londoners Will Have To Pay If Ken Loses

September 28, 2011

Given how far off the next general election is, it is not surprising how light the Labour Party conference has been on specific pledges.  One of the clearest was for an election next year: Ken Livingstone’s pledge to cut, then freeze and then control public transport fares.  See the clip below… I think there are […]

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Labour Conference Special: Ed Miliband Is Weird

September 28, 2011

Yes he is.  He has that odd stoop as if he is apologising for his own existence.  He has those strange eyes that Steve Bell used to draw with death rays and now draws as a panda.  The eyes, with that really slow blinking make him look like an alien from a 50s Sci Fi […]

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